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HAHA!! For all his historically ignorant rants, I’m starting to kinda like Pat Robertson. He’s sort of become the older religious version of Peter from Family Guy. Only thinner.
He is the gift that keeps on giving…
This was really funny.
Wow Pat Robertson, I could not have thought that up on my best day!
To be a wet blanket, this was incredibly revolting. I’d put Robertson’s comment as equivalent to saying that if black people want to make more money they should bleach their skin.
Peter is funny because nobody respects him… he’s supposed supposed to be incredibly wrong about everything. Robetson, as far as I know, is still the most influential and widely watched religious leader in America. This is just poison.
Who respects Pat Robertson? Even if there are such people, it is things like this that will erode that respect. You don’t take clowns like this seriously, that just gives them legitimacy.
If I’d just heard Mr. Robertson’s comments, I’d be fuming. A wife isn’t to blame if her hubbie spends too much time playing Xbox. (Except when she is; but I don’t get that vibe here. Suggesting a woman has an obligation to doll herself up for her man is just so… retro. And not in a good way.
Mr. Colbert, on the other hand, is hilarious. I didn’t think I could laugh so hard at something that was so thoroughly wrong.
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It gives me hope that so many of you can laugh at this. Laughter signifies to me that you are free from this kind of teaching. When a person can laugh and walk away that is when it has zero power. I honestly truly hope that at some point everyone on earth can laugh at this for the ridiculousness that it is.
For me, it was only 10 years ago that I sat in woman’s conference at my old church where an older women taught us younger women this very stuff. I still struggle with gender roles in my own marriage and a very dear friend of mine is this very day recommending Mark Driscoll’s “Real Marriage” to the college students he leads. I’m not far enough away from this to laugh yet. But I hope to get there.
I like that Robertson’s co-host couldn’t believe what she was hearing either!